India: Imports, billion dollars

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 India

Imports of goods and services, billion USD

 Latest value 903.46
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 160.49
 Min - Max 2.34 - 903.46
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2022. The average value for India during that period was 160.49 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 2.34 billion U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 903.46 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 903.46 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 148 countries is 170.58 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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India - Imports, billion dollars - recent values

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India - Imports, billion dollars - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


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 Terms of trade 90.74 2021 percent
 Trade openness 49.23 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 22.79 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 778.55 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 13.57 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 26.44 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 903.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.46 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 49.94 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -16,572.09 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -2.70 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -79.05 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -3.66 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -134.66 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 567.30 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 3.26 2022 percent
 Remittances 111,221.78 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -2,311.51 2022 million USD
 External debt 18.42 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 20.94 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 22.77 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 48,983.36 9/2023 billion
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